Strategies on self-regulated learning at Assiniboine Community College

College can be overwhelming for some students and can be challenging to adapt to. Here is some helpful tips supporting your needs at college to make it a safer environment for you!

Just keep things simple, be yourself and College should be just fine.

10 things on how to start off College right!

  1. Being on time for class/school. – Be reliable and responsible for your classes.
  2. Improve on your work – take good and bad feedback, you can always learn from your mistakes.
  3. Know where your classes are – know the location and room number of your classes.
  4. Don’t plagiarize – cite or reference your work and make sure your work isn’t someone else’s.
  5. Don’t procrastinate – leaving assignments last minute
  6. Stay organized – make sure your file structure is organized
  7. Show interest – be grateful for your education, some people don’t have the opportunity.
  8. Make sure you got the right tools and supplies – binders, usb drives, external hard drives, laptop or PC, notebooks, pens and pencils etc.
  9. Make friends – with fellow students in class or other programs also Instructors.
  10. Be yourself – just don’t impersonate anyone, everyone is unique on their own way. I would suggest being yourself is a better way to present yourself.

How to become more professional while attending College!

  • Be on time or ahead for classes and meetings.
  • Act as a reliable student with time and management – Know your times and days for classes. (Use google calendar)
  • Be respectful for everyone in college: Students, Instructors, Employees, Visitors etc.
  • Pay attention in class – put your cell phone on silent (keep phone on silent or turn it off), make eye contact – show your listening and understanding the information the Instructor is providing you with.
  • Ask for help, It can draw a lot of unwanted attention towards a student while asking for help but just don’t suffer in silence (sos).
  • Come to class prepared – Be on time, have your laptop/computer on you and be ready to take notes – if they are helpful for you.

How Assiniboine Community College can help you improve your learning skills

Assiniboine Community College has a lot of supports such as the learning curve centre. The learning curve supports you with:

Academic Needs: The learning curve supports you with college work! heres how.

  1. Learning strategies – Good note taking, organizing your work, setting goals and also helping with test preparation for test anxiety. They are also helpful with memory techniques and assisting you on finding out your learning style to help you shape yourself into a great student.
  2. Writing Assignments – Researching and Planning, Developing thesis statements and also with editing and proofreading. Learning curve also helps with many math courses and any program studies.
  3. Computer Skills – They help get familiar with a computer and Microsoft applications.
A women looking stuck on an assignment, She should of juts made an appointment at the Learning curve.

Great things about Assiniboine Community College’s Interactive Media Arts program.

This is the official logo for the Interactive media arts program.

The Interactive media arts program is a great choice for graduating high school students that want to attend Assiniboine community college if your interests include:

  • Gaming – 3D, VR (Virtual Reality) or Game developer
  • Art – Logo and Icon design, digital art.
  • Coding – Website development, website coding in html and java script.
  • Video: editing-capturing
  • Music – audio editing
  • Website Design
  • Graphic Design
  • Photography
  • here are some of the Adobe Creative Cloud apps you will be familiar within the Interactive media arts program.
  • Acrobat DC – for reliably viewing, printing, and commenting on PDF documents.
  • After Effects – for creating motion graphics and visual effects for film, TV, video, & the web. 
  • Audition – is used for Mixing, editing, and creating audio content.
  • Bridge –  asset management app
  • Dreamweaver – is for Designing , coding, and publishing websites.
  • Flash Builder – an eclipse platform that speeds development of rich Internet applications and cross-platform desktop applications
  • Flash – for using content created on the Adobe Flash platform, including viewing multimedia contents.
  • Illustrator – used for creating logos and icons
  • Incopy – It works with Adobe InDesign. When InDesign is used to publish printed material, including newspapers and magazines.
  • Lightroom -image organization and image manipulation.
  • Muse – is an offline website builder that allows to create fixed, fluid, or adaptive websites without having to write the code. 
  • InDesign – used to create posters, flyers, brochures, magazines, newspapers, presentations, books and ebooks.
  • Photoshop –  raster graphics editing and image editing
  • Premiere Pro – Video editing
  • Speed Grade – is a colour grading application that delivers layer-based colour correction, mostly for editors, filmmakers and after effect designers.
  • Stock – royalty-free stock images, photos, graphics, vectors, video footage, illustrations, templates.

The Interactive media arts program changes frequently to better reflect the Interactive media industry to help better prepare the students for Assiniboine Community College.

Here is some reasons why the IMA program is helpful for finding a career.

  • A chance to indulge your creativity and help your designs stand out to gain industry attention – assisting you on fulfilling your full potential.
  • Connecting you to the industry – helping you get familiar with how the industry works for future employment.
  • To help excel in multimedia career – gets you familiar with skills in the Interactive media industry.
  • To become a content creator – gives you the necessary skills to create your own online content and get revenue.
  • Learning how to make your art leave an impact in the industry – learning how to make meaningful and impactful art.
  • Opportunities for a job in the work field – the practicum that comes in the second year of the program helps you gain industry knowledge.
  • Preparing you for your future – helping you get the skills that help you get employed.
  • Finding out what you wanna excel at in the IMA program – helps you find your strong suit for the Interactive media arts program and increases your proficiency.

The Interactive media arts program is a great way to gain industry knowledge and for your future employment in the career you choose.